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Future of the African Peer Review Mechanism hangs in the balance

Future of the African Peer Review Mechanism hangs in the balance

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      2nd February 2016 On 29 January 2016, a group of Africa’s Heads of State and Government met in Addis Ababa to determine the fate of one of the AU’s most daring... 

Higher Education Failing to Give Africa’s Youth a Pass

Higher Education Failing to Give Africa’s Youth a Pass

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      29th January 2016 Events globally, across Africa, and in South Africa – urban riots in France in 2005 and Britain in 2011, the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, student... 

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Investment: A Panacea for the Promotion of Investment Act?

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Investment: A Panacea for the Promotion of Investment Act?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      22nd January 2016 On 19 January President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Investment. This took some in the... 

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Policy reform is key for future of mining

Policy reform is key for future of mining

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      4th January 2016 As a mining jurisdiction, South Africa’s score (relative global rank indexed out of a maximum of 100) on the Fraser Institute Investment... 

Save water, produce energy, innovate to tackle climate change

Save water, produce energy, innovate to tackle climate change

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      11th December 2015 Sustainable development summits and climate change negotiations have slowly but steadily paved the way to the recognition of the inextricable... 

Adept negotiations needed by Africa at FOCAC

Adept negotiations needed by Africa at FOCAC

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      4th December 2015 The upcoming Forum on China Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) summit in South Africa, the sixth gathering since 2000 and only the second to be held at... 

Leveraging China-Africa relations starts with communication

Leveraging China-Africa relations starts with communication

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      1st December 2015 In the context of a ‘normalising’ Chinese economy, that seeks to move from a manufacturing-centred economy to one driven by consumption and... 

South Africa and AGOA – What is at Stake?

South Africa and AGOA – What is at Stake?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      30th November 2015 US President Barack Obama’s announcement earlier this month to Congress to partly suspend South Africa’s benefits under the Africa Growth and... 

Combating gender-based violence in Africa – Was the APRM a responsive framework?

Combating gender-based violence in Africa – Was the APRM a responsive framework?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      25th November 2015 It’s that time of the year again: the month that marks 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. Familiar terms again dominate the... 

Value Chains in Southern Africa: Entry Points for Donor Impact

Value Chains in Southern Africa: Entry Points for Donor Impact

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      9th November 2015 Recent interviews of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMME) that SAIIA conducted in Botswana can provide pointers on the focus that donor support... 

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